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FF110-003 Introduction to Low Angle Rescue

Overview

This is an entry-level class for beginners and more experienced rope rescue personnel. Class meets and exceeds the National Fire Protection Associations’ (N.F.P.A.) Awareness Level for rope rescue standards outlined in 1670 & Level 1 of 1006. Thorough equipment familiarization and safety lecture with “Hands-on” experience and knowledge obtained through most of the class.

Students will gain knowledge in knots used in rope rescue, anchoring techniques, raising and lowering mechanical advantage systems, patient tie-in to the litter, low angle litter rigging and multiple low angle rescues. This class concentrates on patient rescue from a steep grade. The rescuer will always have both feet on the ground.

Course Code

FF110-003

Length

16 Hours

Fees

  • $51 per student on campus
  • $750 flat rate off campus

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

Must be 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

18

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • NFPA Compliant PPE including helmet, gloves and eye protection.

References

None

Course Objectives

  • Student will have a working knowledge of knots, anchoring systems, lowering and haul systems and patient packaging.
  • Student will have knowledge of all applicable NFPA standards.

Other Notes

None

Register

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